Not so long ago, the word “lads holiday” only meant one thing…
7 naughty nights of sex, booze and sunburn… Oh, how things are changing!
Health and Fitness holidays will be the new “thing” in 2020, so here’s a list of the best resources I’ve found on the web.
Fitness holidays for singles
Looking for love and muscle?
Single’s Fitness Holiday #1.
Wellness tourism is travel for the purpose of promoting health and well-being through physical.
Single’s Fitness Holiday #2.
Psychological, or spiritual activities. While wellness tourism is often correlated with medical.
Single’s Fitness Holiday #3.
Tourism because health interests motivate the traveler, wellness tourists are proactive in seeking.
Single’s Fitness Holiday #4.
To improve or maintain health and quality of life, often focusing on prevention, while medical.
Single’s Fitness Holiday #5.
Tourists generally travel reactively to receive treatment for a diagnosed disease or condition.
All Inclusive Fitness holiday packages
Our fitness holidays focus on health and wellness through physical exercise and fun challenges to kick-start your metabolism.
Fitness Holiday Package #1.
Inactive lifestyles can cause health problems, especially as we age so by challenging yourself and having fun at the same time.
Fitness Holiday Package #2.
Whether it’s hiking in the great outdoors or tennis, beach boxing or Zumba, can boost your circulation, strength and stamina.
Fitness Holiday Package #3.
Helping to banish stress. From active to adventure holidays such as boot camps to bespoke holistic fitness programmes which can consist of anything from exercise classes…
Fitness Holiday Package #4.
Outdoor sports to a dance or Pilates lesson, find a fitness holiday to suit you.
Fitness Holiday Package #5.
Fitness Getaways: These vacation retreats promise to change your mindset, prolong your life-span, and give you the foundation you need to help you live a healthier life.
Top Fitness holidays in Thailand
Absolute Mixed Martial Arts
Welcome to Absolute Mixed Martial Arts Thailand — Traditional Thai style Muay Thai combined with world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Boxing, Wrestling, Strength, and Fitness training in Phuket, Thailand.
Join us for a Detox, Weight Loss or Total Fitness Program that’ll help revolutionise your health.Located amongst the beautiful beaches and tropical landscape of Phuket, Thailand, it’s an idyllic spot to get the new you off to a great start.
Lion Muay Thai Fitness Camp
Phuket is like a zoo of Muay Thai gyms. You have everything; a Tiger, a Dragon, an Elephant (Chang), and of course, what zoo would be complete without a Lion. Lion Muay Thai recently changed ownership and the new management has brought in a couple high level coaches to head up an MMA program.
Phuket Rumble Fitness
Here at Rumble we offer One Hour Personal Training sessions with our experienced trainers in Muay Thai & Kick Boxing. We also incorporate TRX Training with Bodyweight and Crossfit exercises to mix up the program for strength and conditioning.
Tribe Hotel Thai Fitness
Any gym can make you sweat, but at Tribe Muay Thai & Fitness we achieve transformation in “holiday” style. We elevate your total experience through exercise that guarantee results, modern accommodation and restaurant facilities, and activities to ensure you are never bored! We elevate the fitness holiday game with our TRIBE difference: your meals cooked by Phuket’s top restaurants we brought onsite, relaxing massages by the beach, socializing BBQ parties, and so much more! RESULTS, SOCIAL, FUN!
We would start with you undertaking a body composition scan giving our trainer a day one snapshot of where you will be starting.
FX trainer John will then design a customised program for you and your goals, monitoring your results along the way and ensuring each session takes you closer to success.
Phuket Cleanse prides itself on having the most all-inclusive offerings of any health and wellness retreat in Thailand — in fact, all of Asia. There are no “hidden” expenses. The price you pay includes everything you could possibly want or need during your stay.
Atmanjai Wellness Centre
Atmanjai is a healing and detox centre created to enhance your total well-being. Atmanjai is dedicated to make you discover an integrated approach to wellness based on Dr. Bernard Jensen’s proven natural protocols
Clean The Beach Boot Camp
Give some Personal TLC to Phuket’s idyllic beaches by signing up for the Clean the Beach Boot Camp. Run by Health & Fitness Specialist Krix Luther The premise is simple: “First We Train, Then We Clean.” The 30 minute session mixes up Functional Training, Games & Drills followed by 30 minutes of Yoga, catering to all Fitness Levels Once you’ve caught your breath, pull on a pair of gloves and get busy picking up discarded bottles, glass bits and butts. It is a sobering experience, but you will leave feeling a sense of satisfaction that you’ve made a positive change & I can’t think of a better way to Start the Weekend.
Fitness Holidays in Europe
European Fitness Holiday #1.
Wellness resorts and retreats offer short-term, residential programs to address specific health concerns, reduce stress, or support lifestyle improvement.
European Fitness Holiday #2.
Making up a subset of the retreat and resort offerings, individual teachers, trainers or wellness-related practitioners will privately rent resort centres, small hotels or sections of larger hotels.
European Fitness Holiday #3.
As health and wellness is becoming a growing reason for people to travel across the globe, cruise ships are increasingly gaining popularity.
European Fitness Holiday #4.
Spas on cruise ships can help make the voyage more relaxing and pleasurable. Numerous cruise ships are available today that provide spa and wellness treatments on board.
European Fitness Holiday #5.
Wellness tourism is now an identifiable niche market in at least 30 countries. Twenty countries accounted for 85 percent of global wellness tourism expenditures in 2012. The top five countries alone (United States, Germany, Japan, France, Austria) account for more than half the market (59 percent of expenditures).
Fatcamps / Bootcamps
10 years ago, the thought of sweating your b*llocks off, dragging a tyre up a hill in the baking heat sounded like hell… Fast forward a decade and people are now paying for it.
Wellness travellers pursue diverse services, including physical fitness and sports; beauty treatments; healthy diet and weight management; relaxation and stress relief; meditation; yoga; and health-related education.
Singles’ Bootcamp Holidays #1.
Europe is the second largest wellness tourism market, with $158.4 billion in annual, combined international and domestic expenditures; the region ranks highest in number of wellness trips with 216.2 million, compared to North America’s 171.7 in 2013.
Singles’ Bootcamp Holidays #2.
Europeans have long believed in health benefits derived from mineral baths, saunas, thalassotherapy, and other natural and water-based treatments.
Singles’ Bootcamp Holidays #3.
Thermal resorts and hotels in Turkey and Hungary cater to wellness tourists, many of whom are subsidized by host countries such as Norway and Denmark seeking to mitigate costs of medical procedures for patients with chronic conditions requiring expensive surgeries.
Singles’ Bootcamp Holidays #4.
Latin America-Caribbean is the fourth largest region for wellness tourism in terms of number of trips and expenditures. Domestic tourism accounts for about 71 percent of wellness tourism trips, and 54 percent of wellness tourism expenditures.
Singles’ Bootcamp Holidays #5.
The Asia-Pacific region ranks as the third largest with $6.4 billion in annual, combined international and domestic expenditures.
Wellness travellers may seek procedures or treatments using conventional, alternative, complementary, herbal, or homeopathic medicine.
CrossFit Holiday #1.
The Middle East and Africa are currently the smallest regions for wellness tourism, where international tourists account for the majority of wellness trips and wellness expenditures.
CrossFit Holiday #2.
The Middle East has a long tradition of bathing associated with Turkish baths, and some older facilities are being modernised to serve spa-bound tourists.
CrossFit Holiday #3.
Tourism in general is on the rise in the region, and governments and private developers have been investing heavily in facilities and amenities, especially those oriented to the wealthy traveler.
CrossFit Holiday #4.
In Africa, wellness tourism is concentrated in a few regions and is dominated by international tourists. South Africa reports significant domestic wellness tourism. Tunisia and Morocco have a well-developed resort spa sector primarily serving leisure vacationers from Europe.
CrossFit Holiday #5.
Domestic tourism accounts for the majority (94 percent) of wellness trips in North America. Americans and Canadians receive—and take—few vacation days compared to workers in other countries making domestic, weekend trips the most popular wellness travel option.[
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Sources and Resources
Here’s some links and info which inspired this post.
Epic article on wellness tourism..
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